Niamh Clune

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The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Jacinta Caplan

  Introducing Jacinta Caplan to the plum tree. Jacinta  submitted this very powerful poem for the Plum Tree Book’s Poetry anthology on MOTHER! I love her poetry and her ability … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner: Attention!!! The Internet Detonator sabotaged my call for Mother submissions!

Dear poets, I have caught the bug! Not the bug that drives us to write voraciously from pleasure ~ but the blasted internet detonator that has been going about lately! … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 5 Comments

Plum Tree Pick Of The Week

Featuring: Erik The Great, Alan Patrick Traynor, Michael Lai, The Girl In The Hat (aka Anna Fonté). As so many wonderful things are posted on the internet and a plethora of … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 10 Comments

Magical Mystery Tour

Today I’m participating in the The Awesome Indies Magical Mystery Tour, hosted by the Awesome Indies. From the 27th to the 30th September you’ll have the chance to pick up … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 21 Comments

The Wednesday Poetry Corner With Keith Alan Watson

Returning to the tree today for the Wednesday Corner is Keith Alan Watson who is better known to us as Uncle Tree! Keith writes of the passion of William Blake, … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 19 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.25

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
More Irregular Qwerty Irregulars – Punctuation Part II. “We have a language that is full of ambiguities; we have a way of…

September 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Milla Liljestrand

I have great pleasure in introducing you to another new face to Poetry Corner: Milla Liljestrand. Milla is a fine and delicate poet of great sensitivity. Thank you, Milla for … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · 7 Comments

Editor’s Corner: 101.24

Originally posted on MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest:
Qwerty Irregulars: Punctuation Part I.  So, I have been rambling on here for six months – my thanks to all of you…

September 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Tribute To Seamus Heaney By Niamh Clune

I think of Poet Laureate, Seamus Heaney, as a family friend. I was blessed to have known him just a little and to have visited his home in Dublin. He … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 21 Comments

In The Sandbox With Dr. Ampat Koshy

The Death of Poetry: Uncovering its meta-structure, unpacking its discontents. About a hundred years ago a book was written that shook the Northern or Western world. It was Thus Spake … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 38 Comments

The Wednesday Corner With Fycsene Shields

It is a few weeks now since I posted a Wednesday Corner, due to the spectacular crash of the hard drive on my computer. I apologise to all those who … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · 36 Comments

In The Sandbox With Dr. Koshy

In this week’s, In The Sandbox, Ampat Koshy discusses a subject very close to my own heart ~ whether or not poetry is particularly national or not. I would like … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 29 Comments